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The Arts (Liberal Arts)
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The SIU Department of Theater and School of Music offer the right combination of theory, practice and imagination— an effective blend of academic work, production experience and creativity.

 

SIU Performing Arts combines the advantages of a large University experience with the personalized attention of smaller colleges and the excitement of a fully functioning theater production company.

 

Your contribution is an investment in our students’ success.  We are thankful for your generosity.  Please see our funding priorities below and click Give Now at the top of the page to make your gift. To see a full list of our funds please click HERE.

 School of Music Activities Fund:  To provide a fund for donations toward specific projects or events

Theater Undergraduate Scholarship Fund:  The Department of Theater Undergraduate Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color,religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status: 1) Student must be in good standing with the Department of Theater. 2) Student must be able to audition if needed.

Art & Design Building and Facilities Enhancement Fund:  Supports the renovation and/or the building of new facilities, equipment, and expenses for the School of Art and Design.

Bert Belasco Scholarship and Award:  The scholarship will be given preference to an incoming African American or minority student, who best exemplifies ingenuity, creativity, craftsmanship, and dedication to theater. This scholarship will be established as part of our major effort to attract top minority students to the department.  

Friends of McLeod Summer Playhouse Fund: This helps support McLeod Theater activities

Outside the Box Music Festival: This fund helps enhance the activities of the "Outside the Box" Music festival

Southern Illinois Music Festival Fund: This fund helps support the Southern Illinois Music Festival

Leaderboard
Departments with the Most Gifts!
Check out which department has brought in the most gifts for SIU Day!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 950
2 School of Medicine 369
3 Saluki Athletics 254
4 College of Health and Human Sciences 219
5 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences 197
6 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts 170
7 College of Engineering 155
8 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) 141
9 School of Law 128
10 College of Business and Analytics 125
11 School of Education 124
12 College of Liberal Arts 107
13 Touch of Nature 78
14 Morris Library 76
15 Student Affairs 69
16 SIU Alumni Association 66
17 Strong Survivors 65
18 The Arts (Liberal Arts) 59
19 WSIU Public Broadcasting 56
20 General University Scholarships 53
21 Diversity Initiatives 46
22 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute 43
23 University Museum 33
24 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center 32
25 Green Roof Project 27
26 Graduate School 23
27 University Honors Program 23
28 SIU Press 19
29 SIU Arboretum 17
30 Center for Archaeological Investigations 14
31 Center for International Education 12
32 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program 10
33 Research 7
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services 7
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Leaderboard
Departments by Dollars Raised
Check out which Department has raised the most throughout SIU Day!
Rank Department Raised
1 School of Medicine $373,761.00
2 College of Liberal Arts $327,877.00
3 College of Business and Analytics $320,638.00
4 Saluki Athletics $270,124.29
5 College of Health and Human Sciences $190,391.94
6 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences $131,183.82
7 Morris Library $113,270.00
8 College of Engineering $103,696.90
9 School of Law $97,470.00
10 School of Education $70,639.00
11 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. $65,724.53
12 General University Scholarships $55,046.00
13 Touch of Nature $52,325.00
14 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts $51,385.94
15 The Arts (Liberal Arts) $36,075.00
16 SIU Alumni Association $16,277.00
17 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) $11,999.88
18 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute $8,335.00
19 Diversity Initiatives $6,695.00
20 University Museum $6,270.00
21 WSIU Public Broadcasting $5,945.00
22 Strong Survivors $5,770.00
23 Student Affairs $5,260.18
24 Graduate School $2,035.00
25 SIU Press $1,955.00
26 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center $1,870.00
27 University Honors Program $1,555.00
28 Green Roof Project $1,550.00
29 SIU Arboretum $1,505.00
30 Center for International Education $1,420.00
31 Research $920.00
32 Center for Archaeological Investigations $735.00
33 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program $500.00
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services $270.00
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